machine stitch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n machine stitch a sewing stitch made by a sewing machine, sometimes using more than one thread
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Usage

In literature:

Mrs. Bobbsey sat at the machine ready to do stitching while Aunt Sarah was busy "cutting out" on a long table in front of the low window.
"The Bobbsey Twins in the Country" by Laura Lee Hope
She resolved to sew quickly and with stitches of machine-like evenness, if it came.
"A Daughter of the Land" by Gene Stratton-Porter
Thread on a five-needle machine, sometimes with two eyes in each of the needles, stitches up very rapidly.
"Making Both Ends Meet" by Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt
A touch of the machine's pedal set the needle to stitching like mad.
"The Woman Who Toils" by Mrs. John Van Vorst and Marie Van Vorst
The seams of the lining may be stitched with an ordinary household sewing machine if good thread is used.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 561, October 2, 1886" by Various
Now, no sewin' machine ever made finer stitches than they take on their sleepin' bags and their rain coats, etc.
"Samantha at the World's Fair" by Marietta Holley
It makes a stitch alike on both sides, and is the best low-priced licensed machine in the world.
"Scientific American, Volume XXIV., No. 12, March 18, 1871" by Various
Stitch on the machine.
"Make Your Own Hats" by Gene Allen Martin
I adjusted the tension, tried the machine, and sewed five stitches perfectly, when the thread broke.
"Hidden Treasures" by Harry A. Lewis
The piece to be dyed is threaded through the machine, the ends stitched together.
"The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
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In news:

Revision of D5646 - 11 Standard Terminology of Basic Sewing Machine Stitches for Home Use.
Roy Rogers, with cowboy hat, uses a sewing machine to sew two pieces of artificial turf together, as Denny McGann keeps an eye on the stitch underneath the turf.
Our current testing features sewing machines that can recommend the proper presser foot , determine the right thread tension and stitch length, size and sew a buttonhole, and automatically cut the thread.
Set the machine for a 5mm-wide zigzag stitch, and make sure the machine is set for heavyweight fabric (or adjusting the presser foot pressure to accommodate the thick layers).
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As a packaging option, the bag allows for cost savings because no stitching is needed – everything is welded by a machine.
Make sure you show up early to The Machine Shop this Saturday to check out openers Straight Line Stitch .
"It's the machine of choice for every stitching operator here," says Meyer.
The machine uses laser technology to trace a pattern, which is stitched into the quilt.
2 Machine-stitch stockings together to form pocket.
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In science:

He Likened a random graph to a sewing machine stitching together a space-time.
Event-Symmetric Physics
The final section of Szeliski’s tutorial on image alignment and stitching includes a call for “better machine learning techniques for feature matching” and to “increase the reliability of fully automated stitching algorithms” .
A Near-Term Quantum Computing Approach for Hard Computational Problems in Space Exploration
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